Copyright

Cover illustration: Belgian flag pin on map. © Sjankauskas, Dreamstime.com, ID 55693098.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Palo, Michael F., author.

Title: Neutrality as a policy choice for small/weak democracies : learning from the Belgian experience / by Michael F. Palo.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019] | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2019018400 (print) | LCCN 2019020248 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004395855 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004371842 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Neutrality–Belgium. | Democracy–Belgium. | World War, 1914-1918–Belgium–Influence. | World War, 1939-1945–Belgium–Influence

Classification: LCC KZ4196 (ebook) | LCC KZ4196 .P35 2019 (print) | DDC 341.6/4–dc23

LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2019018400

Typeface for the Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts: “Brill”. See and download: brill.com/brill-typeface.

ISBN 978-90-04-37184-2 (hardback)

ISBN 978-90-04-39585-5 (e-book)

Copyright 2019 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Koninklijke Brill NV incorporates the imprints Brill, Brill Hes & De Graaf, Brill Nijhoff, Brill Rodopi, Brill Sense, Hotei Publishing, mentis Verlag, Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh and Wilhelm Fink Verlag.

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, translated, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission from the publisher.

Authorization to photocopy items for internal or personal use is granted by Koninklijke Brill NV provided that the appropriate fees are paid directly to The Copyright Clearance Center, 222 Rosewood Drive, Suite 910, Danvers, MA 01923, USA. Fees are subject to change.

This book is printed on acid-free paper and produced in a sustainable manner.